March 14 announcements

Join others in commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s anti-war “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence” speech while opposing the militarized drone base at the Horsham Air Guard Station.  You are invited to this “witness in a time of endless war” on the grassy knoll at the corner of County Line & Easton Roads (Route 611) that begins at noon and goes through 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 25.  Free parking is available at the strip mall in the southwest corner of that intersection. For more information, contact Preston Bush at


Join Camp Men-O-Lan on Sunday, March 26 for the Insanity of God Simulcast Movie Event and change your perspective on following Jesus! The Ripken missionaries tell this true story of being taught by believers in persecution “how to follow Jesus, how to love Jesus, and how to walk with Him day by day even when it doesn’t make sense.” The movie starts at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30. This is a free event.  Find Camp Men-O-Lan on Facebook or at to register online, or contact Kim at 215-679-5144 ext. 320 or


Join Salem Mennonite Church on Sunday, March 26 as their guest speaker, Kevin King, Executive Director from Mennonite Disaster Services, shares during Sunday school at 9:25 am and the morning message at 10:25 am.  Mennonite Disaster Service is a volunteer network that responds to those affected by disasters in Canada and the United States.  Their main focus is on clean up, repair and rebuilding homes, but they also touch lives by nurturing hope and faith through Christian love.


A film screening of “The Long Night” will be held Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) at Nueva Vida Norristown New Life. The film gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade. May not be appropriate for children.  The screening will be followed by panel discussion. Free admission; donations gratefully accepted. See the flyer: English / Spanish.  Sponsored by Montgomery County Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition.


Explore MEDA projects that empower women to rise above social and cultural barriers toward improved livelihoods.  At Women Empowering Women meetings, you will have the unique opportunity to learn about MEDA projects in various countries including Libya, Myanmar, Jordan, and Nicaragua. The meetings also provide quality time to network with other area women interested in making a difference.  The next meeting is Thursday, March 30, 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Harleysville Party Rental (851 Maple Ave.). Feel free to just come or register — 717-560-6546 or email  Future meetings dates are 5/11, 9/21, and 12/7.


On Saturday, April 1, Ambler Mennonite Church will be hosting its 7th Annual PA Dutch Dinner from 5:00 to 7:00 pmSee the flyer for info about cost and how to reserve dinners and pies.


Karen’s Place – the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church – will welcome Dominic Cox on April 1.  Doors open at 7:00 pm; there is no admission charge, and they will donate a percentage of proceeds to Worthwhile Wear. For information please call the church office at 215-345-6377 or visit


Family & Friends Game Night
at Deep Run West Mennonite Church is April 2, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. There will be some large group games followed by table games, as well as light refreshments and a fun night for everyone! All ages welcome.


The Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at Deep Run East Mennonite Church will be held Saturday, April 8 — come early, as they will begin promptly at 10:00 am. Bring your baskets to collect the eggs; there will be lots of prizes! This event is for ages 1 through 10.


Don’t miss the Priscilla Shirer Simulcast at Camp Men-O-Lan, Saturday, April 8, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.  This global, one-day simulcast focuses on the power of prayer and learning to study God’s Word for yourself. Auditorium doors open at 9:00 am for coffee and light refreshments; lunch is included. RSVP through, find Camp Men-O-Lan on Facebook, email  Kim Lesh at, or call 215-679-5144 ext 320.


All Jr and Sr High youth are invited to an evening of “Mission Impossible” at Camp Men-O-Lan on April 29. Come for an evening of adventure in the woods beginning with a hot dog roast. This event is sponsored by Franconia Mennonite Church and Mennonite Mission Network  and hosted by Spruce Lake and Camp Men-O-Lan staff. See the flyer; registration is on the Franconia Conference page HERE.


Save the date for the 2nd Annual Walk, Bike, Run-A-Thon for Missions, May 7 at Peace Valley Park. Registration begins at 1:00 pm and the race will be 1:30 to 3:00.  Prizes & light refreshments will be provided for participants; the registration form is now available online at  Sponsored by Deep Run West Mennonite Church.


Top of the World Coffee – a long-term ministry in Kathmandu, Nepal – is looking to expand, and your gifts might be needed!  Volunteer opportunities include Entrepreneurial support (8-10 month commitment), Kitchen manager/chef (4-5 months) and Social media & website manager (2-3 months). See the flyer here, or for more information, contact Sharon at


Do you enjoy mentoring young adults and living in community?  Service Adventure is looking for unit leaders for our Colorado Springs, CO. and Jackson, MS. units. The two-year term begins late July. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Susan Nisly at or visit